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Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Enterovirus

Author(s)HPA
AbstractGuidelines on the Management of Communicable Diseases in Schools and Nurseries: Enterovirus Infections (non-polio, non-HFM). This document provides details of mode of transmission; definition of onset; incubation period; risk of transmission -duration of shedding; period of infectiousness-serial interval; and exclusion period from school / nursery. Wide range of illnesses can be caused: eg. aseptic meningitis, encephalitis, exanthems, upper respiratory tract infections, myocarditis, but most are mild.
Date of last revision by publisher04/30/2003
Date of last review by us03/20/2007
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